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Is there any need to remove gallbladder polyp through surgical procedure or it can be treated by medicine ?

I have 5mm along the walls of galbladdar polyp found in ultrasound with abdominal pain/refluxes, wether we can leave it as it is or needs surgical procedure to remove the galbladdar, or can be treated with the medication only
Asked On : Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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Hi Mohammed,
Welcome to HCM.
Gallbladder polyp of 5mm need not require removal if there is no stones. If polyp is more than 1cm then it might require removal.If you have pain then you better consult a surgeon for further management.
Wish you good health.
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